Coast Guard aircrew medevacs Filipino man off Washington Coast

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs Filipino man off Washington Coast
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard medically evacuated an ill Filipino man off a containership 85 miles off the coast of Washington late Thursday night. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew safely hoisted the 48-year-old man, reportedly suffering symptoms related to a stroke, and transported him to Coast Guard Sector Columbia River in Warrenton,...

Coast Guard medevacs crewman 70 miles off Oregon coast

Coast Guard medevacs crewman 70 miles off Oregon coast
SEATTLE — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 51-year-old male from a 1,140-foot container ship about 70 miles west of the Columbia River Bar, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Oregon-based MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted the man from the German-flagged motor vessel CMA CGM Vela and transported him to waiting EMS personnel, who took him to Columbia Memorial Hospital in...